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Welcome to the online home of Lokke Heiss.

Lokke Heiss was born in a small town in Illinois. He lived in Los Angeles for eighteen years and is currently practicing medicine in New York City.

Dr. Heiss has a medical degree and an MFA in film studies from USC. His published work includes fiction and nonfiction in journals and newspapers including the New York Post, South Carolina Review, Cinefantastique, and the University of Illinois Medical Journal. Awards include a James Joyce Institute prize for the short story “Will Gray” and the Nassau Review’s award for best nonfiction essay for “The Man Who Would Be Disney,” about L. Frank Baum’s Hollywood career.

Lokke's latest short story is "A Beautiful Death," available at Amazon for Kindle

Lokke's latest article is "The Mad Doctor Hall of Fame" at Criminal Intent.

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